The Division of Marketing and Development is authorized by the Milk Control Act State of New Jersey to effectuate the orderly flow of milk from the farm to the consumer. The Division is assigned the authority to regulate and license all outlets that sell or distribute milk in the state as part of a program to ensure a stable, competitive milk marketing system. The Division also oversees programs that promote the consumption of milk and dairy products.
The Division of Marketing and Development is responsible for the enforcement of the rules and regulation that pertain to the New Jersey Milk Control Law. As part of this effort, through the licensing of processors, dealers and stores, consumers are provided the assurance of a continual supply of milk and milk products. Field Investigators monitor the industry for accuracy in measuring, sampling, advertising and pricing of milk and milk products. Violations found during these field investigations are corrected to provide assurance of a competitive fair market of milk and milk products.
Milk Case Recovery Act
View the recommended procedures meant to ensure compliance with the Milk Case Recovery Act requirements on milk case retention and provide for the orderly exchange of milk cases.
- Applications and Forms
Milk Dealer License Application (107K PDF)
Retail Store Milk License Application (34K PDF)
Application to Purchase Milk and Cream from Dairy Farmers
Intent By Store to Change Dealers [DDI-43] (71K PDF)
Notice of Intent to Serve (Wholesale Accounts) [DDI-10] (66K PDF)
Notice of Intent Add or Change Suppliers [DDI-11] (67K PDF)
Notice to Discontinue Service [DDI-13] (55K PDF)
Notice to Change Dealers [DDI-16] (40K PDF)
Dealers Notice to Dairy Farmer of Intent to Stop Purchasing [DDI-17]
Notice ofNew Jersey Milk Dealers Monthly Report (F.O. #2 and #4)
Dealers Monthly License Fee Transmittal (DDI-42)
Dairy Bond Form
Request for Assistance
New Jersey Dairy Producers pay 15 cents per hundredweight for milk promotion: 10 cents is retained for New Jersey Promotion and the remaining 5 cents is used for national promotion activities. The North Jersey Dairy Council oversees the appropriate expenditure of money from milk marketed through the northern section of the state. Expenditure of funds from milk marketed through the southern portion of the state is controlled by the national promotion board and is allocated by such.
- Economic Development
Through the Garden State Dairy Alliance, producers have access to a multi-disciplinary team of State and Federal partners to cooperatively address issues related to animal health, milk quality, nutrient management, biosecurity, economic stability, marketing and dairy industry development. The alliance works to help sustain a viable and thriving dairy industry in New Jersey through both conventional and value-added marketing channels.
New Jersey Department of Agriculture
Division of Marketing and Development